Sorry, says Srikumar Rao, the author of a new book, Happiness at Work. The answer is none of the above. To achieve greater happiness on the. When I was given the opportunity to interview Srikumar S. Happiness at work is something Srikumar Rao knows a thing or two about: Happiness at Work is the title of his latest book, and his writings and.

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Happiness at Work provides: My take is, srikimar, you are hapipness for your own happiness, so stop looking aat employers to make you happy. It’s Zen stuff without the spirituality. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Sep 06, L. Collectively they expose more harmonious and fulfilling ways of moving through life. Is it enough to use the suggestions in self-help books, or do we need to make more fundamental changes—deep changes that require more rigorous and consistent efforts than self-help books usually lead to?

I have written a detailed review and summary of key learning at my blog https: I am very much pleased with the contents you have mentioned. Many of them report that their lives have been fundamentally changed.

Happiness at Work

And that is where you argue that being invested in outcomes in the business world and elsewhere can cause suffering and be counterproductive, and that instead, you should be invested in the process.

Marquet rated it it was amazing. And you also suggest that a key part to finding happiness at work and elsewhere is to train that constantly chattering mind and bring it under control, because the chattering is so often negative and self-defeating. They must be dedicated to something larger than financial results. I plan to purchase a copy so I can reread at my leisure — a permanent new fixture on my night stand. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.


Paperbackpages. Some have already worked for McKinsey or Goldman Sachs, the brass ring of what many go to business school to achieve, and hated it because they were treated badly.

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My job, my prestigious MBA, my wealth define me. And as you become a different person, behavioral wodk happens almost effortlessly as a byproduct. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

In your book, Happiness at Workyou note that the mind is like a wild horse, often galloping uncontrollably, flitting from subject to subject, which I think any of us who thought about that would definitely agree with. Is that an unfair criticism? Let me explore this a bit more. Start reading Happiness at Work on your Kindle in under a minute.

This is a very interesting post.

Denise rated it liked it Jun 22, Real world concepts with just a bit of spirituality here and there. The class gave students the courage to consider doing something different. Since taking the course two years ago my life has become infinitely clearer, more enjoyable, far less stressful and altogether more meaningful.

And we, as individuals, must be responsible for our careers with the goal of reaching our highest potential. Want to Read saving….

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: See all 50 reviews. So we do have to come up with a mechanism whereby, and this is what I advocate, the sole function of a business is to make sure that everybody who comes into contact with that business reaches his or her highest potential. One key thing I felt is that this is more a how to be happy book in general rather than being specific to work.

Showing of 50 reviews. This one is helping to create great leaders and even more important to create great people…to live a life that is both personally meaningful and makes a contribution to our world. Will definitely explore a few of the rec I really enjoyed this book, the content was captivating and although I am familiar with Buddhist principles and their application to our modern life, including work life, the book was really refreshing.


Will definitely explore a few srukumar the recommendations he poses in his book. Srikumar Rao, a friend and former Professor of mine, wrote a beautiful narrative, illuminating many common, yet flawed human processes. It remains the only such course to have its own alumni association. Psikowitz rated it really liked it Jan 25, Tarjetas de visita 7: I now believe that reading this happinesa CAN make you happier — and not only at work but in life as well.

Okay, now think about your reaction to that person.

Most valuable are the exercises in the book; they actually produce a radical shift in perspective and being – almost like a Halloween for the mind. Rao shares in his book. The author advocates things like meditation, being mindful of your emotions, happuness watching how your environment affects your emotional state.

Lists with This Book. Sometimes that brings srjkumar down to the gutter,depending upon what is destined for us. Are You Ready to Succeed? Sep 22, Ajitabh Pandey rated it really liked it Shelves: Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

Many of the ideas we’re first discussed in “Are you ready to Succeed” Rao’s first book. Happiness at Work Philosophy. We feel that if we increase productivity and performance, the company will do well, and the employees will gain a sense of satisfaction and happiness.